• The only Certainty about the Future is the Fact that the Future is Uncertain

    Dr. Luis Vera Pedro

    Since its inception, BONWS Seguros S.A. has been adding value by providing financial peace of mind as well as stability to its clients and ensuring that the financial consequences of their risks are handled.  more[...]  login_required

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    Dr. Luis Vera Pedro
  • Transformers: Age of Development

    Marina Ee, Shakalin Energy
    Natalia Gonchar, Sakhalin Energy Investment Company
    Sakhalin Energy

    When the new global strategy Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was introduced to the world in 2015, it quickly became clear to the business community that the time for tacit support was over: Companies are expected to play a significant role in meeting and advancing the Fab 17 – the 17 SDGs. They now face a choice: Either they can sail along or show courage and join efforts with other players to end poverty, protect the planet, and drive peace and prosperity for all.  more[...]

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  • "Sustainable Practice Means Preserving, Creating and Increasing Values“


    Interview with Nikolaus Graf von Matuschka, who is Member of the Executive Board and Labor Director at HOCHTIEF Aktiengesellschaft and also in charge of Corporate Responsibility.  more[...]

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  • Andorra’s Challenges: A more Open and more Competitive Country

    Jennifer Dobarro Boyer, FEDA

    For 2017, Andorra has set itself the objective of consolidating the country’s efforts to open up beyond its borders, renew the Andorran educational system, and improve its communication infrastructure with the construction of a national heliport. However, one major challenge that stands out within the environmental arena is the commitment to energy diversification and sustainability.  more[...]

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  • Helping Entrepreneurs Accelerate Progress Toward the SDGs

    Steve Krouskos
    Ernst & Young

    At EY, we believe everyone should be able to contribute toward and share in the benefits of economic growth. With billions of people still living without affordable access to essential goods and services, that may feel a long way from reality. We are proud to be working with a new breed of impact investors and entrepreneurs who are making it their business to tackle this inequality, driving inclusive growth by generating better answers to some of society’s toughest challenges. When these businesses work better, the world works better, which is why helping to accelerate their growth and impact is a vital part of fulfilling our purpose of building a better working world.  more[...]

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  • Achiving, Measuring and Tracking Sustainable Impact

    Heather Louise Madsen
    Danish Energy Management & Esbensen

    The business case for sustainability is well established, with sustainable business leaders citing growth and new business opportunities as reasons for tackling sustainability challenges.  more[...]

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  • Putting Energy Efficiency First

    Lene Faurskov
    Flemming Lynge Nielsen

    In a world challenged by a growing population, booming urbanization, and the clear issues surrounding climate change, energy-efficient solutions – doing more with less – are a ready-to-use answer.  more[...]

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  • Investing in the Community

    Jorge Sturla
    Central Romana Corporation

    Moving forward with firm steps toward its commitments on corporate social responsibility, Central Romana Corporation, Ltd., has concluded its work of reorganizing and improving Batey Cacata, one of many agricultural communities in the Dominican Republic that harvests sugarcane. These measures involved an investment of more than $5 million and are part of a model pilot program that will be extended to all the bateys within the agricultural division of the company.  more[...]

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  • Sustainable Networks

    Bernhard Schwager
    Bosch Group

    In a digitized environment, people, objects, and machines are connected to one another. These networks also open up new areas of application that promote sustainability. They make household appliances and vehicles more efficient, and make it easier to use renewable sources of energy reliably. Bosch is making an active contribution to shaping this development with innovative solutions in all of its business sectors. These allow value creation while at the same time conserving natural resources.  more[...]

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  • A Bank of the Territory for the Territory

    Mara Simonini
    Banca Popolare di Sondrio

    Banca Popolare di Sondrio was founded in Sondrio in 1871 and was one of the first Italian banks inspired by the popular cooperative banking movement. Thanks to the gradual extension of its activities and territorial presence, over the years the bank has taken on a supra-regional dimension, with extensive operational abilities throughout Italy, while maintaining a strong link with its area of origin.  more[...]

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  • The Armacell PET Story – Turning Bottles Into Green Foam

    Judith Altenau
    Armacell Enterprise GmbH

    The UN climate conference in Paris marked a turning point in global climate and energy policy: For the first time, all 195 member states of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change committed themselves to protecting the climate and agreed to limit global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius. In order to build a low-carbon economy by 2050, the European Union aims to progressively reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent compared to 1990.  more[...]

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  • Sustainability: Value beyond Costs

    Alcantara S.p.A.

    The registered trademark Alcantara® is the result of the unique and proprietary technology of Alcantara S.p.A., founded in 1972. Alcantara is a highly innovative material applied in various fields: fashion and accessories, automotive, interior design and home décor, as well as consumer electronics. Since the very beginning, the approach of Alcantara to sustainability has been “value beyond costs.”  more[...]

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  • Enlightening Entrepeneurship

    Julio Eisman

    Created in 2008, the ACCIONA Microenergia Foundation has mainly focused on providing electricity to 11,500 households in isolated rural communities in Mexico and Peru that have no prospect of being served by the conventional distribution grid. It does this by arranging economically sustainable programs centered around “social microenterprises” that use solar home systems to provide a basic electricity supply that is affordable for very-low-income users. Under the social microenterprise approach, users receive electricity from a solar home system, making it affordable in relation to their incomes.  more[...]

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  • Resource Efficiency

    Resource efficiency means using the Earth's limited resources in a sustainable manner while minimising impacts on the environment. It allows us to create more with less and to deliver greater value with less input.  more[...]

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  • Sustainably Addressing the Global Water Challenge

    Christian Frutiger, Nestlé SA
    Nestlé S.A.

    The growing world population is leading us into a global water crisis that will only be exacerbated by climate change. This is putting at risk everything we rely on, from electronic devices to the food we eat, because it all requires water.  more[...]

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